Group living amendments are a testament to the power of student activism

CITY AFFAIRS: The amendments to the Group Living Accommodations Ordinance are a step in the right direction for student housing. But now it’s up to the city to follow through.

The recent amendments to the Group Living Accommodations, or GLA, Ordinance, are significant examples of how student activism can give rise to much-needed change.   Berkeley is in a housing crisis that students are anything but sheltered from. The campus has time and again fallen short on providing sufficient solutions
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Berkeley to explore amendment on group-living accommodations

In response to campus affordable housing issues, Councilmember Kriss Worthington proposed changes to the Group Living Accommodations Ordinance based on student suggestions. According to the agenda item, the ASUC has been vocal in its opposition against the GLA because it unfairly disadvantages students from housing.
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